Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science & Technology (BEST)


Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science & Technology (BEST) Program

BEST integrates curricular and experiential activities for Lassonde and York University students to develop business skills and understand what it takes to launch a technology start-up enterprise.

BEST catalyzes the translation of technological innovation to market success, by combining the disciplines of business and law, into the student experience at Lassonde through partnerships with the Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law School.

BEST offers students opportunities to interact with entrepreneurs, advisors, alumni and partners in the local ecosystem.

BEST is integrated into the undergraduate engineering program at Lassonde, guided by research and best practices in the management of innovation, technology commercialization and venture creation.

BEST offers courses, activities and workshops, as well as access to unique resources, designed to stimulate entrepreneurial engineering, encourage innovative thinking and prepare entrepreneurs for building scalable ventures.

Students involved in BEST can obtain the BEST certificate, which appears on their degree transcript, and combines academic and experiential requirements.

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